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Election Results Jaunpur 2019: This UP constituency has not voted the same party twice in years

The BJP’s KP Singh won the seat for his party in 2014 after a gap of 15 years. Before that, the Bharatiya Janata Party’s Swami Chinmayanand was elected from Jaunpur in the Lok Sabha election held in 1999.

constituency watch Updated: May 23, 2019 11:39 IST
HT Correspondent
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi
Jaunpur Lok Sabha 2019 Constituency Details,Jaunpur Profile,Uttar Pradesh
Poll officials carry EVMs to voting booths.(HT file photoPrasad/ Hindustan Times)

Election Results Jaunpur 2019: The Jaunpur parliamentary constituency in eastern Uttar Pradesh has not elected the same party twice since 1989.

The BJP’s KP Singh won the seat for his party in 2014 after a gap of 15 years. Before that, the Bharatiya Janata Party’s Swami Chinmayanand was elected from Jaunpur in the Lok Sabha election held in 1999. Parasnath Yadav of the Samajwadi Party was elected in the 2004 election and Dhananjay Singh of the BSP won in the 2009 polls.

Read: UP Election Results 2019 Live Updates

Jaunpur Lok Sabha seat has the Badlapur, Shahganj, Jaunpur, Malhani, Mungra and Badshahpur assembly constituencies under it. It has a sizeable number of Thakurs, Dalits, Brahmins, Yadavs and Muslims voters.

Read: All you need to know about Uttar Pradesh

Uttar Pradesh, which sends the maximum number of members to Parliament at 80, saw polls in all the seven phases of the Lok Sabha election 2019. Presently, BSP candidate Shyam Singh Yadav is in the lead from Jaunpur, while KP Singh from BJP and Devvrata Mishra from Congress are trailing according to the election result updates.

Here are a few details about the Jaunpur Lok Sabha seat:

State: Uttar Pradesh

Name of the Lok Sabha constituency: Jaunpur

Polling date: May 12

2019 candidates: KP Singh (BJP), Devvrata Mishra (Congress), Shyam Singh Yadav (BSP)

Sitting MP, party: KP Singh, BJP

Winning margin in 2014: 146,310

Runner up name, party: Subhash Pandey, BSP

Number of voters in 2014: 1,007,143

Percentage of votes polled in 2014: 54.47%

Number of women voters in 2014: 845,904

Number of polling booths in 2014: 1,850

First Published: May 07, 2019 11:45 IST